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Nursery Operative




Doonwood Nurseries

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Job Description:

Doonwood Nurseries and Garden Centre require a Nursery Operative
We are a small but expanding nursery/garden centre based outside Mountbellew in Co Galway.

We grow, source and sell all types of trees, hedging and shrubs. We deal with the general public and landscapers.

Due to ongoing expansion, we have a requirement for a nursery /garden centre employee.


This is a permanent position
Initially, the position will be 4 days a week with the possibility of moving to 5 days a week
This position may suit a qualified horticulturist and is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking person
Given the size of the nursery, the person will be able to gain a wide variety of experience
Primary duties:

Ensuring plants are prepared and presented to the highest standard for customers
Harvesting of trees/plants from the field to the nursery
Dealing with customer queries
Lining plants into nursery fields and potting up plants for garden centre sales
Propagating plants
Preparing customer orders for pallet delivery
Planting hedges and trees for customers on-site
General ongoing maintenance of garden centre, field and shed areas
Other related tasks
Required skills/experience:

Experience of working in a horticultural environment desirable but not essential.
A willingness to learn and take on new tasks.
A pro-active and positive attitude to work.
A keen interest in plants and horticulture
Good attention to detail.
Please note that this position will require the successful candidate to work some Saturdays and have a full clean driving licence.

Job Benefits

To reflect level of candidates experience


Apply by sending a CV to Conor Naughton


Joseph Blair


Permanent / Full-time

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